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Old 12-25-2013, 03:22 PM   #1
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Woke up christmas morning with beer in my airlock. Should I just pull airlock and fill with clean water

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Old 12-25-2013, 03:23 PM   #2
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Yes, but I would say use star San or cheap vodka. It's what I always do.

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Old 12-25-2013, 03:51 PM   #3
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I would pull the airlock, clean and sanitize it, and fill it with vodka. Or better yet, use a blow-off tube instead for a few days.

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Old 12-25-2013, 03:54 PM   #4
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i would pull the airlock, clean and sanitize it, and fill it with vodka. Or better yet, use a blow-off tube instead for a few days.
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Or better yet, use a blow-off tube instead for a few days.
^^+1^^ if you have beer/krausen in the airlock it could be a sign of impending vigorous activity.
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For next time like everyone is saying use a Blow off. I always run a blow off for the first 48hrs on my beers, then I switch it over to the Air lock with star san. just run a tube from your plug to a pitcher/tube of Star San for your blow off, works really well.

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